Frequently Asked Questions
Why has my healthcare professional recommended Neurofolin?
Your healthcare professional may have recommended Neurofolin to you to help support your dietary management of depression.
It can be taken together with your current antidepressant therapy or alone, as advised by your healthcare professional.
How is Neurofolin different to tablets containing L-methylfolate?
Unlike some tablet formulations, Neurofolin has been specifically formulated for the dietary support of depression management and contains 15 mg of L-methylfolate.
How is Neurofolin different from folic acid?
L-methlyfolate is a form of folate that is used by the brain to contribute to normal psychological function. Unlike folic acid, it does not need to be broken down by the body before it enters the brain.
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.