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Is creatine safe for me ?

I am 18 years old. No past medical history. No history in my family of any liver or kidney disease. I was wondering if it is safe to supplement with creatine. I would be following the dosage and only performing the cycle for one month to increase my ATP and muscle mass for an endurance test. I am also following a very healthy diet as well. Also, although creatine is not FDA regulated, Creapure is the type of creatine I am planing on using. It is the purest form available.
Asked On : Sun, 17 Jan 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

Hi.. Creatine is associated with potentially dangerous complications involving the liver, kidney problems. It is also known to cause other problems including diarrhoes, weight gain, muscle pains , muscle cramps.. Hence the usage has to be monitered by a health care professional... It is difficult to predict what the result going to be before hand..

Answered: Mon, 18 Jan 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. Sourav Ganguly's  Response

Thanks for your query.

Yes you can start creatine.

Best wishes.
Answered: Tue, 28 Aug 2012
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