Applying medication into the eyes

Applying medication into the eyes
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Applying medication into the eyes

  • masjidmuhammad
  • Mar 23, 2021


A person applied medication into his eyes while he was fasting. What
is the ruling?


Applying medication or antimony (surmah) to the eyes does not harm
the fast in any way. The fast remains valid even if the effect of the
medication is felt in the throat.

Ahsan al-Fatawa:

Question: When liquid medication is applied to the eyes, its effect is
clearly felt in the throat. Does the fast break because of this?
Answer: The fast does not break.

Allah ta‛ala knows best.

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