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Can My Wife Divorce Me Because I Did Not Disclose to Her Before Marriage That I Have Anxiety?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I had my marriage contract about 8 months back. At that time, I had been taking anxiety medication after experiencing symptoms of extreme restlessness. My anxiety is not severe and the medication I am taking has no effect on marital relations. By not informing my wife prior to […]

What Should I Do if I Was Taking Medication During Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam aleykum I have been in a lot pain recently and had to miss some days of Ramadan because of pain medication. On some days, I would take pain medicine once after sunrise but before noon and then continue with my fast. Should I make up these days? Answer: […]

Is it Permissible to Take Medicine That Contains Gelatin?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I have a medical condition for which I have been given medication by my consultant. The medication contains gelatin and is not available in any other form. There is nothing I can take as a substitute for this medication either. According to the Hanafi Madhab, would it be permissible […]

Is It Permissible to Use Medicine With Haram Ingredients?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Question: Is it permissible to use medicine with haram ingredients? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, The scholars (within the Hanafi School) have differed as to the permissibility of using unlawful (haram) medication. It is related from Imam Abu Hanifa (Allah have mercy on […]