6 doctors weighed in:
Does taking powdered creatine affect young teen health?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mark McGranahan
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Mark McGranahan
Dr. Mark McGranahan
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
26 years in practice
490K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors