l-Methylfolate for Depression: Costly Mistake or Good Thinking?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 17, Number 8, August 2019
Topics: Antidepressants | CAM Treatments | Deplin | Depression | Depressive Disorder | Folate | Folic Acid | l-methylfolate | methylfolate | Natural Medications | Nutrition | Pharmacology | Pharmacology Tips | Psychopharmacology | Psychopharmacology Tips | Treatment-Resistant Depression
Folic acid and l-methylfolate are two versions of the same vitamin. Both are popular for antidepressant augmentation, but one is a expensive prescription. We compared them side-by-side and found that one has a slight advantage.