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Doctor insights on: Nyquil While Taking Creatine

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Does taking creatine affects kidnies?

Yes: Yes it can. Should use no more than about 5gm daily. ...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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Does taking powdered creatine affect young teen health?

Do not take creatine: Creatine as a supplement has been purported to increase speed and strength in the young athlete. It has been shown to have only a very modest benefit for short bursts of activity but there is great concern about the potential for kidney damage as a result of its use. There are no long-term studies to show that its use is safe. Student athletes should not use it. ...Read more

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Are there any negatives side effects to taking creatine?

Are there any negatives side effects to taking creatine?

Not really: If you take it in small amounts it will be fine. It is metabolized to creatinine so people with significant kidney issues should avoid it. ...Read more

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Is creatine safe to take while taking half securon tablets?

Is creatine safe to take while taking half securon tablets?

TOTAY SAFE: Creatine is nothing more than a protein. In no way does it interact with verapamil (securon). You should have no problems. There is some evidence that creatine causes muscle cramps, possibly by depleting magnesium, but this has never been proven in clinical trial studies. Simply make sure that you are consuming enough water before, during and after your training sessions. Urine should be clear. ...Read more

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Can a high cholestrol person who is taking medicine take also creatine?

Can a high cholestrol person who is taking medicine take also creatine?

Yes: But keep well hydrated as creating is cleared by the kidneys. ...Read more

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Can working taking creatine cause a change in behavior or temperment?

Creatine: creatine can cause side effects but taken at or less than 3 grams per day usually does not cause problems ...Read more

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I've been taking creatine and working out. Is that healthy for a 16 year old.

I've been taking creatine and working out. Is that healthy for a 16 year old.

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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I am 17 years old and I go to the gym frequently and was wondering if creatine was bad for you because I have been taking it for 3 months?

I am 17 years old and I go to the gym frequently and was wondering if creatine was bad for you because I have been taking it for 3 months?

Use moderately: Creatine, as an added protein source to help build muscle, is generally safe in moderate amounts over a limited period of time, 3-6 months. It is a good idea to get blood tests for liver and kidneys to make sure you are tolerate it well. ...Read more

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I started taking creatine, is this harmful?

I started taking creatine, is this harmful?

It's safe: Creatine is generally a safe supplement. Do not use more than is recommended and not in place of a healthy diet. ...Read more

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What r d pros n cons in taking creatine? Tnx

What r d pros n cons in taking creatine? Tnx

Creatine supplement: One 28-day study found that 20 gm/d produced statistically significant increases in strength, body weight, and fat-free mass. A summary of 31 studies of repetitive, short-duration (< 30 secs), high-intensity tasks suggest that oral creatine supplements
can modestly improve performance. Adverse effects: rash, dyspnea, vomiting, diarrhea, nervousness, anxiety, fatigue, migraine, myopathy, & seizures. ...Read more

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For how long can I keep taking creatine powder.

For how long can I keep taking creatine powder.

Creatine: Depends on the type of training u r doing along with it. I would not advise regular use beyond 8 weeks, and be careful if u have kidney impairment. ...Read more

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Can taking creatine help me gain muscle faster?

Can taking creatine help me gain muscle faster?

See answer: Exercise in moderation is the best way to achieve you goal. Using any protein source, I am not in favor of, because you do not know the exact source, beside they all put a lot of stress on your kidneys. Studies on this is not complete and limited. I personally has a long term side effect and does not not add, unless you willing to sacrifice your well being on advertise of the product. ...Read more

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Are there side effects of taking creatine and dextrose?

Are there side effects of taking creatine and dextrose?

Dextrose: There is no need to take dextrose, sugars are in everything you eat. Creatine is just a weight builders hype. You spent a lot of money when you could have had a good steak instead. Eat and enjoy what your body needs to pound yourself to death the next day. I am an experienced marathoner and triathelete. ...Read more

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Is it true that taking creatine can cause your hair to become thin?

Is it true that taking creatine can cause your hair to become thin?

Meds: We only have rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia for hair growth. You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation of this problem. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits to taking creatine and coenzyme q10 together?

Are there any benefits to taking creatine and coenzyme q10 together?

Yes: I'm assuming this is for fitness / bodybuilding. Creatine is excellent for gaining muscle and if you want mass, probably you want to use this. Coenzyme q is less likely to do anything for you as an athlete; it's heavily promoted and has some interesting effects but i'd urge you not to get your expectations up. ...Read more

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Do you think that I could keep getting cold sores if I keep taking creatine?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that normal supplementation with creatine is causing your recurrent cold sore outbreak. If it is problematic see your dermatologist to discuss daily suppressive therapy. ...Read more

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I am currently taking creatine, sida cordifolia, and alli, will they cause any problem?

I am currently taking creatine, sida cordifolia, and alli, will they cause any problem?

Probably: S cordifolia contains ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). The concentration depends on cultivation & processing of the plant parts. Ir is dangerous particularly under strenuous exercise. Seizures & severe cardiac complications are major problem. Think Cocaine or ecstacy. I would recommend against its use. ...Read more

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I'm taking creatine supplement for strength I want to ask does it increases creatnine level in body? Right now my creatnine level is 1.3

I'm taking creatine supplement for strength I want to ask does it increases creatnine level in body? Right now my creatnine level is 1.3

It does not: However, the more muscular you are, the higher your creatinine. Good for you. Reference ranges are set for non-exercisers. When I was lifting weights every day, my creatinine usually run 1.6. It's fine. ...Read more

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I started taking mhp creatine for 2 weeks. Then I started experiencing palpitations. I stopped then it went. Could it be d brand that is causing dis?

I started taking mhp creatine for 2 weeks. Then I started experiencing palpitations. I stopped then it went. Could it be d brand that is causing dis?

Not the brand: Creatine is likely safe when used appropriately and helps supply energy to active muscles. There is evidence that creatine use can improve athletic performance with less support for creatine increasing muscle strength. Creatine can cause palpitations in some and given your no prior history of palpitations, your experience on and off creatine, it is likely the culprit regardless of brand. ...Read more

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Will taking Creatine Monohydrate adversely affect my Ulcertaive Colitis? (e.g., cause flares, etc.)

Will taking Creatine Monohydrate adversely affect my Ulcertaive Colitis? (e.g., cause flares, etc.)

Creatine and colitis: Creatine monohydrate is usually safe in ulcerative colitis at the maintenance dose. Please consider not doing the loading dosing as this is sometimes tough on normal intestines. ...Read more

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How much creatine is to much?

How much creatine is to much?

Huh?: Unsure what you mean? Creatine is a supplement used for muscle building during exercise. Everyone is different regarding the safety of this supplement. It can affect your kidneys so speak with your doctor to make sure if ok for you. ...Read more