Your doctor do us not rank higher than the court.
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If the terms of your probation state you cannot take any prescription medication, you will need to follow the terms of probation or risk serious legal consequences. However, you may be able to petition the court for a change of the probation terms if you have a valid medical reason. You would likely need to have a statement from a licensed doctor stating the need for the prescription medication. Also keep in mind that the court may look suspiciously upon your request if you are on probation for substance use, abuse, or possession charges and you are seeking to obtain narcotics.
You have to follow the courts order, but you can petition the court to change the conditions of your probation, the court will them decide whether to grant your request or not.
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