Is ADHD Haram
Channel: Hatem al-Haj
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Another question is are stimulants such as ADHD medications permissible, especially when he greatly alters the person's state of mind and personality.
Okay, so ADHD medication stimulants, so mind altering medicines, mind altering medicines. So you have mild altering medicines that will cause that are called depressants that are called stimulants that are called psychoactive that are called sedatives that are called intoxicants. All of these are mind altering. You could take downer, like barbiturates. For instance, you could take an upper stimulant, like the ADHD medications, methylphenidate and stuff and feta means you could take a medicine that cause you sedation, you could take a medicine that cause you complete a seizure. You could take a medicine that causes you
that is an intoxicant. And certainly alcohol is a cause inebriation, which is a special case of intoxication, not like other forms of intoxication, a special form of intoxication called inebriation.
So mind altering medicine. By default, Islam is averse to mind alteration. But not every mind altering medicine causes impairment of judgment. Not every psychoactive or mind altering medicine causes impairment of judgment.
By default, any medicine that causes impairment of judgment will not be had
or any substance that causes impairment of judgment will not be allowed to consume for recreational purposes. Right. Any substance that causes impairment of judgment will not be a habit to consume without a doctor's prescription and the lack of better alternatives
even for medicinal purposes, but there are medicines there are mind altering medicines that do not cause impairment of judgment. The ADHD medications do they cause impairment of judgment? No, they don't. They are stimulants. They improve your