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    Question ID: 53795Country: United States of America

    Title: nicotine patches

    Question: Is it permissible to put on a nicotine patch while fasting? The nicotine patch is placed on the arm and the nicotine is time released into the bloodstream as an aid to quit smoking and to stop the craving for a cigarette. This method does not involve inhaling any smoke?

    Answer ID: 53795

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1108/1134/N=09/1435) Yes, it is right to put on a nicotine patch while fasting provided it does not contain any intoxicative ingredient. It shall not nullify the fast.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India