Frequently Asked Questions
Why has my healthcare professional recommended Neurofolin?
Your healthcare professional may have recommended Neurofolin to you to support a special requirement for folate that cannot be met by consuming standard food alone.
Neurofolin can be used together with your current antidepressant therapy as advised by your healthcare professional.
How is Neurofolin different to folic acid in food?
Unlike the regular folic acid found in fortified foods, Neurofolin has been specifically formulated for the dietary management of patients with folate disorders under treatment for depression. It contains 15 mg of L-methylfolate, an amount that cannot be met by consuming standard food alone.
How is Neurofolin supplied?
Neurofolin is supplied in boxes of 30 sachets (one month’s supply).
Where can I purchase Neurofolin?
Neurofolin is only available in pharmacies. It can be purchased without a prescription. Please speak to your pharmacist.
Where should I go for more information?
If you have any questions about Neurofolin ask your doctor, pharmacist or dietician.
What is a Food for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) ?
In Australia Neurofolin is classified as a Food for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) and is regulated by Food Standards Australia and New Zealand. Products in this category are used to manage the diets of people with certain disorders or medical conditions, and they are intended for people whose nutritional requirements cannot be met by consuming standard food alone.
These products do not require a prescription, but must be used under the guidance of a healthcare professional.