A 38-year-old female asked:
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i read that 1500 mcg/day l-methylfolate (5-mthf/levomefolic acid) can reduce depression. any brand you'd recommend? (i also take effexor/wellbutrin).

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Pharmaceutical: L-methylfolate is an effective treatment of mood disorders if the patient cannot metabolize folic acid, a b vitamin, properly. I suggest you find a pharmaceutical grade. You may need to ask your doctor for a prescription.
Answered on Oct 17, 2020
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