publication . Other literature type . Article . 2004

Drug intake during Ramadan

N Aadil; I E Houti; S Moussamih;
Open Access English
  • Published: 30 Sep 2004
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
During Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, adult Muslims are required to refrain from taking any food, beverages, or oral drugs, as well as from sexual intercourse, between dawn and sunset. Ramadan can occur in any of the four seasons, and the hours spent fasting vary accordingly from 11 hours to 18 hours a day. Rhythms of life and habits during this fasting period differ from one country to another. In Morocco, two to three meals daily are eaten within a short overnight span during this month. The first meal might be taken immediately after sunset (Iftar) and the second one around three hours later (dinner); the last meal might be taken shor...
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