We are Sephardic. I have a lot of medical issues, yet none are life threatening, b”H and I am fasting. I do suffer from migraines. I want to know if a pill which dissolves in the mouth (no water required) would be ok to take since I have an awful migraine (even though I gave up caffeine a week ago). Thanks in advance. Hope your fast is easy and meaningful.

Answer:

Yes, medicine is not considered food and is permissible to take on a fast day.

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  1. This type of medication like the maxalt wafers that dissolve on the tongue have got Kashrus issues since they contain gelatine

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