Gargling medication whilst fasting

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Reference: Fataawa Ramadhaan – Volume 2, Page 540, Fatwa No.516
al-Fataawa libni ‘Uthaymeen – Kitaab ad-Da’wah – Volume 1, Page 170

Question: Does the use of gargling medication invalidate the fast?

Response: So long as he does not swallow any of the gargling medication, his fast is not invalidated. However, he should not use it unless it is necessary.

Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

About Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.