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In general, parents are permitted to handle the medical needs of their children in whatever way they deem appropriate. This would apply to decisions regarding medications.
Having said that, parental discretion is not without its limits. If someone believes that the child is being abused or neglected, they could certainly contact protective services. In turn, they would investigate the matter and, if they found the allegations to have merit, they could take the parents to court in an attempt to have a judge order the parents to medicate the child.
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