Will prescription medicine break a fast?

Asked By: Gianni Adams
Date created: Wed, Jan 27, 2021 8:26 PM
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Does X break a fast? Medicines and over-the-counter medications: No. You still need to take your medicines as prescribed, but make sure you can take them on an empty stomach.
Answered By: Jannie Wolff
Date created: Thu, Jan 28, 2021 10:29 PM

Does taking medication break your fast?

Does taking medication break your fast?
However, on a fast during which you are abstaining from any food, medications will be considered breaking the fast. Prescription medication and antibiotics are free of calories, sugars, or other ingredients that would break the fast. This isn’t available for all supplements though.
Answered By: Burdette Langworth
Date created: Sat, Jan 30, 2021 6:54 PM
If fasting is to abstain from ingesting anything at all, then taking medicine would be breaking the fast. If fasting is to abstain from food and drink, then it could be interpreted that taking medicine would not be breaking the fast. Perhaps a more appropriate question would be, is it all right to take medicine during a period of fasting.
Answered By: Hertha Hartmann
Date created: Tue, Feb 2, 2021 10:03 AM
When you actually break your fast, then you can take medications.But taking medications in the middle of fasting will definitely break the fasting. This is because fasting is about holding oneself from the foods and drinks for a set of hours during the day to allow the body to digest, burn calories and in a way to clean itself.
Answered By: Rylee Heathcote
Date created: Wed, Feb 3, 2021 3:48 PM
Intermittent Fasting(IF) is way of eating that restricts *when* you eat, usually on a daily or weekly schedule. People engage in IF to reap the many benefits to health, fitness, and mental clarity. This is a place to share success, support each other, ask questions, and learn.
Answered By: Francesca Kub
Date created: Thu, Feb 4, 2021 3:59 PM
Fasting should present no problems for most prescription drugs, some may require a small amount of food to be taken with them; others need your doctor's If you have a condition that requires medications, you will likely be wondering whether you will need to take any special precautions with intermittent fasting.
Answered By: Kiley Harris
Date created: Sun, Feb 7, 2021 1:47 PM
I cannot believe that Thyroid medicine would break a fast, but if you take it in the morning on an empty stomach (as you should) near the end of your fast it wouldn’t make an impact either way. Reply
Answered By: Dillon Robel
Date created: Tue, Feb 9, 2021 2:50 PM
As a rule, from a halakhic point of view, medicines that are not administered by mouth, such as ointments and creams, inhalations to the respiratory tract, suppositories etc., may be taken during the fast. However, the patient’s physician should be consulted to confirm their suitability for patient.
Answered By: Corine Anderson
Date created: Fri, Feb 12, 2021 11:36 AM
Technically, as a source of calories, cream breaks a fast. But it doesn’t provoke an insulin response when consumed in isolation, it doesn’t impact ketosis, and many people find it makes sticking to the fast easier. I’m going to say “technically yes, but realistically no —just keep it to a couple teaspoons or less.”
Answered By: Rubie Dickinson
Date created: Sun, Feb 14, 2021 6:50 AM
Richard is correct that eating anything, including just your medicines, breaks your fast. For that reason, I wait until a half hour before my first meal to take my morning supplements. I recommend eating the lowest sugar, and highest fat food to accompany the medicines. Preferably an avocado, or perhaps some nut butter.
Answered By: Bria Jast
Date created: Sun, Feb 14, 2021 7:10 AM
  • However, on a fast during which you are abstaining from any food, medications will be considered breaking the fast. Prescription medication and antibiotics are free of calories, sugars, or other ingredients that would break the fast. This isn’t available for all supplements though.
Answered By: Burnice Graham
Date created: Tue, Feb 16, 2021 5:31 AM
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You can travel with your medication in both carry-on and checked baggage. It’s highly recommended you place these items in your carry-on in the event that you need immediate access. TSA does not require passengers to have medications in prescription bottles, but states have individual laws regarding the labeling of prescription medication with which passengers need to comply.
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You can bring your medication in pill or solid form in unlimited amounts as long as it is screened. You can travel with your medication in both carry-on and checked baggage. It’s highly recommended you place these items in your carry-on in the event that you need immediate access.
You can travel with your medication in both carry-on and checked baggage. It’s highly recommended you place these items in your carry-on in the event that you need immediate access. TSA does not require passengers to have medications in prescription bottles, but states have individual laws regarding the labeling of prescription medication with which passengers need to comply.

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