Giving the fasting person injection of non-nutritional elements

Question: A dentist may sometimes need to give intravenous or intramuscular injections of non-nutritious substance to a patient. Does this invalidate the Sawm (Fast) of the patient, bearing in mind that they can postpone the injection until nightfall or until after Ramadaan?

Answer: There is nothing wrong with injecting a fasting person with a non-nutritious substance if they are in need of it to cure a disease. However, it is better to postpone the injection until nightfall to be on the safe side... read more here.

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