My psychiatrist did the research for all of us on Deplin--the folic acid
that is most useable by the brain; that is, it gets to the brain more
readily than other types of folic acid, especially in people who do not
metabolize folic acid in the diet or from vitamin pills or whose brain
pathways for brain use of folate are not open.
It does enhance the value of antidepressants in depression, research
The generally prescribed form is called L-Methylfolate Cal Mg Tab: generic name: Levomefolate Calcium. It is often prescribed by psychiatrists in doses of 7.5 Mg. tabs--one daily, taken along with
the antidepressant in the A.M. if that's when we take our first
Let's hope it works very helpfully for us along with antidepressants. I
was given no word on whether it works with mood stabilizers or not.
I hope this answers the questions for everyone adequately.
Is everybody getting along well in this beautiful fall weather?