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Old 19Jul2013, 10:18 AM   #1
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Youtube The Ruling on Using Injections While Fasting ? Shaykh Muqbil ibn Hadee al-Waadi?ee

Questioner: What is the ruling on injections [while fasting]? Shaykh Muqbil ibn Hadee al-Waadi’ee: There are those from the people of knowledge who say, ‘if the injection is nutritious then do not use it [whilst fasting] and if it does not then its ok to use.’[1] Our advice has proceeded for the person that is ill, and that is he should break his fast so that there isn’t a doubt [in regards to the correctness] of his fast, and he should make it up later.   [1] [TN]: The Permanent Committee of Major Scholars in Saudi Arabia were asked, Fatwa no. 5176 What is the ruling on having injection during the daytime in Ramadan whether for nutrition or treatment? They answered, It is permissible for a person observing Sawm (Fast) to be treated by injections, whether intravenous or intramuscular, during the day in Ramadan. But it is not permissible to have nutritive injections, as they come under the same ruling as having food and drinks. Thus, taking them is considered a trick to break Sawm in Ramadan. If it is possible to have the intravenous or intramuscular injections during the night, it will be better. May Allah grant us success. [...]

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