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Using medication derived from humans

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Q: Is it permissible to use medicine which is derived from humans? Like injecting something to stimulate certain cells/proteins and then getting from them? Perhaps it is not transplant which is prohibited.

(My mother had a fracture on her leg bone and it has not healed over 7 months so doctors are palnning another surgery to fix it and will put bone formation stimulating drug at the site of fracture most likely derived from humans).


A: It is not allowed.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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