A 46-year-old member asked:
is creatine supplementation safe?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Radiology 38 years experience
In moderation: Is ok.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Is it bad to take creatine at a younger age?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 9 years experience
Not sure: Studies are very inconsistent on creatine intake especially in young athletes going to the gym. While a study done in 2005 by pline et al showed no effect on kidney function, creatine role and influence in elderly and people with impaired kidney function is still unknown. I personally do not recommend it to my patients
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A 20-year-old member asked:
What are some negative effects of creatine ?
1 doctor answer • 9 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Generally, Few: Creatine can cause an increase in water weight. It has been associated with stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, and muscle cramping. There is some concern that it could harm the kidney, liver, or heart function. Drink extra water. If you are taking creatine, don't exercise in the heat. It might cause you to become dehydrated. Do not use if you have kidney disease, diabetes, or may be pregnant.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
What is creatine ?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
It is a protein : Supplement.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to use creatine?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Probably: Creatine is moderation is probably safe. High doses may be harmful to your kidneys. Be sure to stay very well hydrated.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Is it good to take creatine with blitz cycle pills?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Not known: These products are not FDA regualted and safetly profile of the ingredients are not known. The protiens & Creatine are popular supplement among body builders who are trying to add muscle mass.Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. Talk to your doctor and know your health status before using them
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Last updated Nov 24, 2015
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