The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Choice: Deplin, Folate, or Folic acid

August 05, 2019

Folate, folic acid, l-methylfolate, Deplin, folinic acid… How do we choose among the many forms of this vitamin? All have proved useful as add-on therapies in depression, but they differ in important ways. Some may work in bipolar disorder, and there’s even one that might get in the way of a popular treatment for bipolar depression.

Publication Date: 8/5/19

Runtime: 20 minutes, 26 seconds

Article Referenced: l-Methylfolate for Depression: Costly Mistake or Good Thinking?, TCPR, August 2019