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Doctor insights on: Can You Take Fat Burners With Creatine

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Began taking Cobra Labs The Ripper! Fat burner and would like to know if I can still safely take my Creatine, CLA, fish oils & multivitamin. 16 y/o f?

Began taking Cobra Labs The Ripper! Fat burner and would like to know if I can still safely take my Creatine, CLA, fish oils & multivitamin. 16 y/o f?

Stop The Ripper: Exercise is a great way to boost your metabolism and burn fat. There is no need to take a supplemental fat burning supplement. The CLA, Fish oils and multivitamin are more than enough to benefit your health. ...Read more

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Can I use creatine and a fat burner (herbex) at the same time?

Can I use creatine and a fat burner (herbex) at the same time?

As long as you: Do not have any other health issues, like kidney problems, then it should be fine. ...Read more

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Do fat burner capsules, Creatine, Amino acid supplementations and bodybuilding products cause cancer in the future?

Do fat burner capsules, Creatine, Amino acid supplementations and bodybuilding products cause cancer in the future?

Depends: It depends what the chemical ingredients of "Body Building" products are. Some could be be carcinogenic. More importantly none of these of these things are doing you any good, other than lightening your wallet.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pre workouts or fat burners while on 20mg of fluoxetine? Brands such as gaspari detonate which are both pre workout and fat burner?

Is it safe to take pre workouts or fat burners while on 20mg of fluoxetine? Brands such as gaspari detonate which are both pre workout and fat burner?

Should be ok: Should be ok but it depends on what you are taking it for. If you are taking fluoxetine for anxiety or prone to anxiety these supps can worsen anxiety. ...Read more

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I'm a vegetarian, I do 30 minutes of high intensity intervals, my diet is healthy and sleep well. If I take 3 grams of creatine per day, I'll get fat?

I'm a vegetarian, I do 30 minutes of high intensity intervals, my diet is healthy and sleep well. If I take 3 grams of creatine per day, I'll get fat?

Stay hydrated: Your exercise regimen is commendable. Taking 3 grams of creatnine will not make u fat however this dose may be excessive for your kidneys. I would consult a nutritionist and definitely stay hydrated if your take any amount of creatine. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take sports supplements with diabetes? Currently consuming protein/creatine shake, sd matrix, fat burners, fish oils vitamin C tablets?

Is it bad to take sports supplements with diabetes? Currently consuming protein/creatine shake, sd matrix, fat burners, fish oils vitamin C tablets?

Since all that: Junk is a waste of money, doesn't do anything positive for you except spend your money, why do it? Besides, you don't know what's in any of that stuff, what harm it could possibly do to you, how it could interact negatively with medication or other supplements, etc. Save your money and use it on monitoring strips, healthy food, valid medication, etc. That can help you live better and longer. ...Read more

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Magnesium creatine chelate 5g daily for muscle maintenance and fat loss. Is it true? Do I have to take lower than 5g to avoid building muscle? Male, 25

Magnesium creatine chelate 5g daily for muscle maintenance and fat loss. Is it true? Do I have to take lower than 5g to avoid building muscle? Male, 25

Muscle tone: I think what you may be asking is what's the best way to lose weight and improve muscle tone. If that is the case, please focus on getting regular exercise to include cardio, stretching and resistance exercises. Healthy diet to avoid processed foods and getting healthy servings of fresh fruits and vegetables daily. ...Read more

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I want to lose body fat and tone my muscles to get abs, should I take protein or creatine?

I want to lose body fat and tone my muscles to get abs, should I take protein or creatine?

Protein: ...And resistance (weight) training. Limit carbs. For fastest results, do the slow carb diet or South Beach Diet at the same time use your choice of whey protein drinks/powders. Of course, follow this advice only when cleared by your doctor as certain disease states would not support this. ...Read more

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What could creatine do and should I take it?

What could creatine do and should I take it?

Build muscle: Creatine is a popular supplement among body builders who are trying to add muscle mass. Check the other ingredients before using it. Excessive of creatinine use & muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. Talk to your PCP and know your health before using it. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function & CPK regularly as recommended by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a good way for me to properly take creatine?

Is there a good way for me to properly take creatine?

Creatine.: Creatine in doses of 1000 to 5000mg daily has been shown to increase muscle mass, muscle size and muscle energy stores. Creatine must be taken with lots of water throughout the day, and doses must not exceed 5000mg daily to avoid impairment of kidney function. The dose can be taken all at once, preferably after exercise to facilitate ATP store replenishment in the muscles after exercise. ...Read more

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Is it recommended to take creatine with bodyweight exercices?

Is it recommended to take creatine with bodyweight exercices?

Depends: Creatine is a popular supplement among body builders & athletes who are trying to add muscle mass. Check the other ingredients before using it. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put an extra burden on your Kidney. No FDA recommendation. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function and CPK periodically. Above all take to your PCP before using it ...Read more

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Can I take arcalion 200mg while taking creatine?

Yes: While it is entirely unclear whether arcalion truly works, there are no known interactions with creatine. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a 16 year old to take creatine?

Is it safe for a 16 year old to take creatine?

Supplements are: Usually nothing more than empty promises. Creatine swells the muscles with water but doesn't make you stronger. No magic product makes working out easier. If you train properly, stay consistent, stay hydrated, and eat properly (with balanced proteins), you will see results. Special products are just a way of getting your money by feeding on your desire for quick results. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tribulus along with creatine?

Is it safe to take tribulus along with creatine?

Shouldn't be a prob.: As long as you take them with enough water there shouldn't be a problem. Unfortunately neither of these have great evidence to support their use. Creatinine is taken to help with muscle growth and endurance, but controlled studies have been conflicting. Tribulus is used to increase testosterone levels, but once again this didn't prove true in controlled studies. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take creatine while on propranolol?

Is it safe to take creatine while on propranolol?

Yes, but: Often people complain of fluid retention, so may need to add a fluid pill if needed. ...Read more

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What amount creatine to take a day body building?

Not known & depends: Creatine is a 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 PCP & know your health before using a supplementation. Excessive of creatinine use & muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function & CPK regularly ...Read more

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What's a good powder protein or creatine to take?

What's a good powder protein or creatine to take?

Not known: Creatine and protien power are popular supplement among body builders who are trying to add muscle mass. No guideline or FDA recommnedation. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function & CPK. Talk to PCP and know your health before using them. ...Read more

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Should you not take creatine while on antibiotics?

Should you not take creatine while on antibiotics?

Should be OK: Without specifics on what drugs you are taking it is hard to know what interactions might occur, but not likely to be a problem. The better question is why you are taking creatine? Seldom necessary medically. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take creatine if you had your appendix removed?

Is it ok to take creatine if you had your appendix removed?

Your GI: Tract should not be affected by appendix removal, once you recover from surgery and had no complications. The real question is whether you should take creatine at all. Ask your doctor for advice on this. ...Read more

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Is creatine good to take for chronic pain or post working out?

Is creatine good to take for chronic pain or post working out?

Creatine.: Creatine in doses of 1000 to 5000mg daily has been shown to increase muscle mass, muscle size and muscle energy stores. Creatine must be taken with lots of water throughout the day, and doses must not exceed 5000mg daily to avoid impairment of kidney function. The dose can be taken all at once, preferably after exercise to facilitate ATP store replenishment in the muscles after exercise. ...Read more

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Is there side effect for creatine? If I take it before workout?

Is there side effect for creatine? If I take it before workout?

Yes: I agree with dr nguyen. We see many patients with elevation in blood creatinine (creatine is broken down to creatinine). This can suggest kidney dysfunction. It may also cause water retention. There is some sketchy evidence that it builds muscle mass, and make you stronger for short bursts, but most doctors feel the potential or real harm outweighs the benefit of taking creatine. ...Read more

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Is creatine bad for bodybuilders to take? And what does it cause?

Is creatine bad for bodybuilders to take? And what does it cause?

No: Creatine when taken appropriately can help with muscle recovery. It will cause water retention and the biggest risk of taking this is muscle cramping from insufficient hydration. If you are taking this as a supplement you need to make sure you are staying adequately hydrated. Otherwise it has not had any long term notable side effects as it is excreted by your kidneys. ...Read more

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Is Creatine safe for a 15 year old boy to take, what are the risks?

Is Creatine safe for a 15 year old boy to take, what are the risks?

Safe & unneeded: Creatine is safe but unnecessary. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more

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When should someone take creatine monohydrate: before or after a workout?

When should someone take creatine monohydrate: before or after a workout?

Creatine.: Creatine in doses of 1000 to 5000mg daily has been shown to increase muscle mass, muscle size and muscle energy stores. Creatine must be taken with lots of water throughout the day, and doses must not exceed 5000mg daily to avoid impairment of kidney function. The dose can be taken all at once, preferably after exercise to facilitate ATP store replenishment in the muscles after exercise. ...Read more

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What does creatine do for you? And is it bad if I take it? And can I take creatine and whey protien.

What does creatine do for you? And is it bad if I take it? And can I take creatine and whey protien.

It helps: Build muscle. Drink plenty of water if you are going to take it. It along with protein and a good workout routine helps build muscle. I would consult your doctor or nutritionalist for correct guidance. Either way. Drink plenty of water ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 19, 160lb, 5'10" and lean. Do I need to take protein, creatine and all that stuff again?

What do you suggest if I am 19, 160lb, 5'10" and lean. Do I need to take protein, creatine and all that stuff again?

No: For you I suggest to maintain a healthy life styles. Exercise regularly without use of any supplementation, no smoking, and eat right. Talk to your PCP and know your health status before using anything not prescribed or recommended by your doctor. ...Read more

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Would like to take creatine monohydrate will it be safe? I have a tendency of high b.P. For 2 months in winters not on any medication

Would like to take creatine monohydrate will it be safe? I have a tendency of high b.P. For 2 months in winters not on any medication

Maybe no: People with kidney disease, high blood pressure, or liver disease should not take creatine.

I think the key question is do you have high BP or not? ...Read more

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Heard that creatine reduces immunity.....Is it true? Also does creatine have any short term side effects as iam not planning to take it too long?

Heard that creatine reduces immunity.....Is it true? Also does creatine have any short term side effects as iam not planning to take it too long?

Side effects creatin: Creatine is safe and used extensively, following side effects
1 dehydration it can cause your body to get dehydrated quicker than normal, which can be avoided by drinking extra fluids
2stomach discomfort and cramping in some and can be avoided as well by drinking plenty of water.
There is no evidence to suggest it reduces immunity. ...Read more

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Can u take creatine while in accutane? I m currently on accutane since the past week. I work out daily and would like to know if creatine can be taken

Can u take creatine while in accutane? I m currently on accutane since the past week. I work out daily and would like to know if creatine can be taken

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 creatine?? Are you trying to very accurately measure your kidney function in a laboratory experiment? ...Read more

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What time should I take creatine powder?

Not known: Check company brochure & recommendation. Talk to your PCP and know your health before using it. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function and CPK regularly as recommended by your doctor. ...Read more