Medications while fasting? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dr. Shahid Athar   

Q. While fasting can a Muslim patient take tablets, injections, inhalers or patches?

A. The general rules are:

  1. Sick patients are exempt from fasting.
  2. Any medicine of nutritional value or taken with water will break the fast.
  3. Patches and inhalers can be used.