Prescription Pill Slang Every Parent Should Know

With hard drug such as heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine gaining notoriety amongst teenagers, there is a fast rising epidemic with addictions to mood altering anxiety medications such as Valium and Xanax. As with any drug, there are slang terms every parent should know. Benzodiazepines, also known as “benzos,” are psychoactive drugs prescribed legally most commonly for anxiety and insomnia. However, self medicating above the prescribed limit will produce addicting euphoric effects. How to Buy Xanax 1 Mg Online without Prescription Commonly abused benzodiazepines include Valium (diazepam), Xanax (alprazolam), Atvian (lorazepam) and Klonopin (clonazepam). Because these prescription pills are ingested orally, they leave the user’s system quickly so early detection is key. Urine drug testing specifically for prescription pills at the first sign of drug use can uncover a hidden addiction.

People have been abusing Valium since the 70’s because of the mind numbing relaxation the drug produces, and as such there are many drug slang terms that parents should know. Buy Xanax Online “V’s” and “Vals” are some slang terms for Valium based on its name but there are also the terms “blues” and “blue 10’s” based off of the distinct blue color and strength. Older, dated terms which were once used to describe benzodiazepines pills in general include “downers,” “black out,” and “goofers.” The date rape drug Rohypnol is technically a benzodiazepine, but most know it by the term “Roofies.”

The slang terminology for Xanax is much more difficult to follow. It is one of the most widely abused prescription drugs by teenagers and as such has a whole range of terms. These include “Zannies,” “bars” (based off their distinct bar form), and “footballs” which is based off of their dosage. Xanax can be eaten orally or for the more advanced user, the preferred method is to crush the football shaped bars into a powder and to snort the chemical powder.

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