Q: Does a jail have to get a prescription to put an inmate on a medication?
I was recently arrested and while being incarcerated the jail put me on a medication called Zyprexa without speaking to any medical staff or doctor. I don't have any prescriptions that I'm supposed to take. The medication they put me on caused extremely visual hallucinations. They gave me an excessive amount the entire time I stayed incarcerated. After they released me the jail took me to a hospital to be observed coming down from the medication. The hospital sent me to a psychiatric hospital because of the hallucinations. Do I have any legal stand point.
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