Forti-D | Frequently Asked Questions - Unilab
Forti-D
Frequently Asked Questions

Forti-D® is a Vitamin D supplement that has 800IU of Vitamin D3 or Colecalciferol. 

Vitamin D is one of the most-researched vitamins in the last decade. It helps regulate our 36 vital organs (including heart, lungs, brain and bones). Among its many benefits, it helps the body efficiently absorb calcium to strengthen the bones against bone-related diseases such as rickets and osteoporosis. It also helps keep the heart healthy, improves mood and sleep quality.
 

Forti-D® helps regulate the hormones which helps our body to manage the day-to-day stress that it experiences. It also helps improve mood quality, and helps prevent overfatigue and exhaustion. At night, it also helps improve sleep quality. 

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Some sources of Vitamin D include sun exposure and food such as eggs, salmon, and milk. But since most of the time spent during the day are at  home, in school or at work, sunlight will not be enough. Did you know that because of indoor lifestyle, 7 out of 10 Filipinos are Vitamin D-deficient? 

Vitamin D is necessary to ensure proper function of the 36 vital organs such as heart, lungs, brain and bones. If you have an indoor lifestyle or if there is history of chronic diseases in the family, try Forti-D today.

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A person is Vitamin D deficient when his/her vitamin D level are lower than the recommended level. Indoor lifestyle, smoking, obesity, chronic stress and lack of sleep make a person prone to Vitamin D deficiency.

Vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of developing chronic diseases such as osteoporosis, heart disease, hypertension, etc.

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Fatigue, bone weakness, and muscle pain can mean that a person is Vitamin D deficient. Indoor lifestyle, smoking, obesity, chronic stress and lack of sleep make a person prone to Vitamin D deficiency. To know your Vitamin D level, consult your doctor.

Forti-D® contains the daily recommended dose of Vitamin D (800IU) in its natural D3 format, Colecalciferol. Each capsule provides the recommended dose of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Forti-D® Softgel costs PHP 6.50 SRP. It is available in major drugstores nationwide. 

It is an over the counter vitamin, so prescription is not required to buy Forti-D.

It's best to consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor is in the best position to give medical advice.

If you are diagnosed with a condition, it's best to consult the doctor on how Forti-D can help you. Your doctor is in the best position to give medical advice.

Forti-D® can be taken any time of the day, with or without meals. Just make sure you don't skip it. This will help protect yourself from the risk of chronic diseases

FortiD® 800IU softgel is recommended for adults 18 years old and above only. Vitamin D is also recommended for kids. HOWEVER, Unilab has no Vitamin D product yet that is specifically formulated for children. Please keep the product out of reach of children. 

It's best to exercise caution and consult the doctor when you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you think you are allergic to any component of the product and if you have an underlying condition related to Hypervitaminosis D, Nephrolithiasis (kidney stones), severe kidney impairment, diseases or conditions resulting in hypercalcemia (excess calcium in the blood) and/or hypercalciuria (excess calcium in the urine).

To prevent Vitamin D Deficiency and chronic diseases, take Forti-D daily for at least 30 days to experience the benefits. You can also consult your doctor to know the current level of Vitamin D in your body. Your doctor will determine the best dosage for you.

Yes, Forti-D® helps the body absorb calcium, which is needed to strengthen and protect bones against osteoporosis and other bone diseases.

Muscle weakness may be a symptom of Vitamin D deficiency. Here's a helpful article to know more about Vitamin D deficiency.

Forti-D® helps prevent risks of heart diseases. Low vitamin D levels make a person prone to cardiovascular disease. To know more about the link of Vitamin D deficiency and heart disease, click here.