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hi. is it ok to use an oral contraceptive and tisane de durbon together?

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Dr. Marisa Johnson
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Tisane de durbon is commonly used as a laxative and to rid the body of impurities. It is purported to be a natural blood cleanser and purifier and is believed to help in allergies, digestive disorders, skin ailments, and weigh gain. There should be no interaction with your ocp.

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