Does using a Hormone replacement therapy patch break the fast

Fatwa ID: 01747

Answered by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Question:

Does using HRT (Hormone replacement therapy ) patch break the fast?

 Answer:

Bismillah

A hormone replacement therapy patch would not break ones fast as the hormone is being injected into the body through the skin and not through the mouth.  It is similar to a person taking injection in the state of fasting, which does not invalidate the fast. (Ahsanul Fatawa p.432 v.4)

Only Allah Knows Best

Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham.

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