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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is inside Fortima?

Fortima contains 500 mg Sodium Ascorbate (non-acidic Vitamin C), 27.5 mg Zinc Sulfate Monohydrate (equivalent to 10 mg elemental Zinc) and 22 I.U. d-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate (Vitamin E).

 

ASC Ref. Nos: U043P062421FS, U042P062421FS, U045P062421FS, U047P062421FS, U044P062421FS, U046P062421FS, U096P072121FS, U099P072121FS, U102P072121FS, U107P072121FS, U109P072121FS, U112P072121FS, U116P072121FS, U119P072121FS, U121P072121FS, U144P080421FS, U145P080421FS, U150P080421FS, U153P080421FS

How much is Fortima?

  • Fortima per tablet - Php12.50
  • Fortima Box of 8 – Php100.00
  • Fortima Box of 30 – Php350

 

ASC Ref. Nos: U086P062321FS, U087P062321FS, U088P062321FS

Where can I purchase Fortima?

Fortima is available in leading drugstores and supermarkets nationwide, as well as in ULSSI Official E-commerce stores in Lazada and Shopee

 

ASC Ref. Nos U083P062321FS, U084P062321FS, U083P062321FS

When is the best time to take Fortima?

Take one (1) tablet orally, anytime of the day, everyday. Best if taken after meals.

 

ASC Ref. Nos: U048P062421FS, U049P062421FS, U050P062421FS

What are the benefits of Vitamin C, Zinc and Vitamin E?

The unique combination of Vitamin C, Zinc and Vitamin E boosts your immunity for a strong body and gives you healthy-looking skin.

  • Vitamin C helps stimulates the production of collagen in the skin, making the skin supple. Aside from its effects on skin, vitamin C is an essential nutrient needed by the body to protect against sickness
  • Zinc helps boost your immune system. It is also an anti-oxidant that protects against free radicals, contributing to the synthesis of protein in the skin
  • Vitamin E, with its antioxidant properties, helps fight skin damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are toxins produced by the body when exposed to different factors like pollution, stress and unhealthy lifestyle

Why is Fortima better than other vitamin C brands?

Fortima's nutrients work best when combined with each other. The synergistic effect of combining Vitamin C, Zinc and Vitamin E can help provide strong body, immunity and healthy-looking skin. Taking Fortima also gives the convenience of having immunity + beauty in 1 tablet daily.

Are there any side effect of this brand?

  • Vitamin C and Vitamin E are relatively nontoxic and are usually tolerated by most adults without undesirable effects. But large doses beyond the recommended daily allowance may cause diarrhea and other gastrointestinal disturbances.
  • Vitamin E should be taken with caution in those with cardiovascular disease. High dose of Vitamin C should be avoided in patients with renal failure.
  • Gastrointestinal side effects such as nausea and vomiting are seen with doses of elemental zinc greater than 30mg.

Can I take Fortima twice a day?

Fortima contains 500mg sodium ascorbate, 10mg zinc, and 22 I.U. of vitamin E which are all within the recommended daily allowance. Taking Fortima twice daily is recommended for individuals with deficiencies. It is best to consult your doctor who is in the best position to prescribe your vitamins and supplements based on your health status.

Is Fortima still effective even if taken once every 2 days?

Fortima contains 500mg sodium ascorbate, 10mg zinc, and 22 I.U. of vitamin E which is the recommended dosage for daily intake. Taking 1 tablet every 2 days may not give the best results. It is recommended that you take it once daily

Can I take it on empty stomach?

It is best to take Fortima with meals because vitamin E, a fat soluble vitamin, needs food to be processed by the body.

Can Fortima be taken by pregnant or lactating women?

Fortima (Vit E + Sodium Ascorbate + Zinc) is generally safe for breasfeeding and pregnant women, but we recommend that you consult your doctor before taking any vitamins since they are in the best position to prescribe medicines/vitamins depending on your specific condition.

Can men take Fortima?

Yes. Just like women, men also need supplementation to boost health and immunity.

Do I need a prescription before purchasing Fortima?

Fortima is an over the counter vitamin, which you can purchase w/o a prescription but we recommend that you consult your doctor first if you have a preexisting conditions or vitamin deficiencies to know your recommended dosage.