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can creatine cause kidney failure?

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Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: No.
Answered on Feb 17, 2013
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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Rare but mimics: Creatine may increase urea and creatinine even without kidney failure. In some. There are some rare conditions, creatine can cause kidney problems or metabolic problems. It is always advisable to check with a doctor before consuming creatine.
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
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