There's a lot of debate on Gelatine, but is it the same for Gelatine that has been further broken down into Hydrolyzed Collagen?

Is it permissible to take, for instance, Type 2 collagen to recover your injured joints?

Edit: At what point is it permissible based on Darurah, and at which point of the process that the Collagen had gone through is considered an acceptable Istihalah Sahihah?

  • Is it a necessity to take it and will you be harmed if you do not? If so, is there a halal alternative (I believe their is)? – Dinar Mar 18 at 16:50
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    AFAIK Gelatin is made from Collagen, why would their rulings be different? – UmH Mar 18 at 17:24
  • @Dinar Yes, it is a necessity, the most obvious is I at times feel acute pain when driving. I hold on to, the fiqh maxims: "Difficulties bring about ease. (المشقة تجلب التيسير) & What is allowed during hardship, will be voided when it (the hardship) is removed. (ما جاز لعذر يبطل بزواله)". Proper halal alternatives: Near me no. On the internet, not an option, since I can't afford to buy them. People also need to consume it for at least 2 months to recover, that's a long time and money to gamble recovering. I've been searching for a few a months and am still searching now. – wsssixteen Mar 19 at 16:57
  • @UmH I should've written "Hydrolysed Collagen". Since the collagen I'm referring to is one that has been further broken down compared to Gelatins. I guess my real question is, "Until what point does Istihalah is counted for something haram to turn into halal?". – wsssixteen Mar 19 at 17:55

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