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Is it safe to take creatine while on accutane

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Dr. Soroosh Armandi
15 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes: Creatine is cleared through kidneys and Accutane is cleared by the liver. The two should not interact.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Be cautious: accutane is vitamin A, and it isn't a safe drug, must be taken under strict supervision, lots of side effects and possible drug-drug interaction, ask ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Accutane: There are no interactions between Accutane and creatine monohydrate according to epocrates medical app.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
I don't advise it.: Accutane already has the potential to cause liver and kidney damage and should not be taken lightly or without close monitoring. High protein and crea ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes: No drug interactions listed for those two. I understand the purpose of taking Accutane for severe cystic acne but for what purpose are you taking crea ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Creatine: You should not be taking creatine on general principles because we don't the long term effects of it especially on a growing teenager.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Isabel Zhu
19 years experience Dermatology
Do not recommend : Supplements are not FDA regulated, therefore the ingredients are not totally known and guaranteed to be safe. There might be unknown interactions with ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Megerian
27 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Not advisable: While there are no contraindications to these drugs combined, it is not a great idea to stress your kidneys so much. Accutane can cause kidney problem ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Not Recommended: As a pediatrician I need to caution you about the use of creatine - we still don't know what the potential long-term effects are. It is really discour ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
No interaction: I can not find any adverse interaction but it would be wise to check with your physician

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