Deplin Vitamin Information
Deplin® is a vitamin used in combination with antidepressant and antipsychotic medications. It contains L-methylfolate, the active form of folic acid, which can help increase folate levels in people with depression and reduce homocysteine levels in people with schizophrenia.
This prescription vitamin is not appropriate for everyone; your healthcare provider needs complete information on your medical history and what medications you are taking before prescribing Deplin.
Although many people do not have any problems while taking this supplement, side effects are possible, such as gas, nausea, and a loss of appetite. In many cases, these reactions are minor and easy to treat.
Deplin comes in the form of tablets and is typically taken once daily. Your dosage will depend on several factors, such as the severity of the medical condition being treated and how you respond to Deplin.
(Click Deplin for more information on this vitamin. This article covers how this supplement works, lists other safety precautions, and explains what to do if you miss a dose.)