Generic name: l-methylfolate [ L-METH-il-FOE-late ]
Brand names: Deplin, L-Methylfolate Formula, XaQuil XR, Zervalx, Vilofane-DP, ... show all 9 brands
Dosage forms: oral capsule (15 mg; 7.5 mg); oral tablet (15 mg; 7.5 mg); oral tablet, extended release (30 mg)
Drug class: Vitamins
What is l-methylfolate?
Folate is a form of B vitamin that occurs naturally in many foods.
Folic acid is the man-made form of folate that is added to processed foods or vitamin and mineral supplements. Folate is needed in the human body for production of red blood cells.
L-methylfolate is not an antidepressant or anti-psychotic medication. However, l-methylfolate may enhance the effects of antidepressant medications.