Can I use eye drops (to keep my eyes moist when they get very dry and start itching) when I am fasting? Will it invalidate my fast? Jazakumullah Khayr.
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
It is permissible to use eye drops when fasting; and it does not invalidate one’s fast, even if its taste can be felt in the throat.
ولو أقطر شيئاً من الدواء في عينه لا يفسد صومه عندنا وإن وجد طعم ذلك في حلقه ( الفتاوى الهندية: 1 / 224 ، دار الكتب العلمية )
وأما إذا اكتحل أو أقطر شيئاً من الدواء في عينه لا يفسد صومه عندنا وإن وجد طعم ذلك في حلقه ( المحيط البرهاني: 3 / 348 ، إدارة القرآن )
And Allah knows best.
Mufti Faizal Riza
Darul Ifta Australia
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