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IV contrast for a CT scan while fasting

Fatwaa ID: 785

Question:
Asalamualaikum
Is it possible to get IV contrast for a CT scan when fasting? Does it invalidate the fast? It cannot be postponed for medical reasons.
JazakAllah khair

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

The iodine and gadolinium based IV drip which is administered for the CT scan procedure will not invalidate the fast. You may have it done while fasting.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

08/13/1444 AH – 03/05/2023 CE | AML3-3260

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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