Chapter 30

Insertion of a medicine does not break the wudu


1- روى الكليني عن محمد بن يحيى، عن العمركي، عن علي بن جعفر، عن أخيه موسى (عليه السلام)‏ قال: سألته عن الرّجل هل يصلح له أن يستدخل الدواء ثمّ يصلي و هو معه أ ينقض الوضوء؟ قال: لا ينقض الوضوء و لا يصلّي حتّى يطرحه


1 – al-Kulayni narrated from Muhammad b. Yahya from al-`Amarki from `Ali b. Ja`far from his brother Musa عليه السلام.  He said: I asked him about whether it is appropriate for the man to insert the medicine, then pray while it is with him.  Does it break the wudu?  He said: It does not break the wudu, but he does not pray until he discards it.

Translator’s note: It would appear that the insertion of the medicine here is referring to inserting it into the anus, hence the question with regards to the status of the wudu.