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Reason for taking: Athletic performance
7/1/2014 9:57:28 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Helps me to increase strength in different activities

Reason for taking: Athletic performance
3/21/2014 5:33:41 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking creatine monohydrate for 2 months now. While I have taken the recommended dose (i.e., 5 grams a day, without loading phase), I have experienced great results (strength gain and no side effects). However, during that period, I decided to double my daily dose. Soon I started experiencing side effects: extreme fatigue (not attributable to dehydration)and cardiac arrhythmia (namely ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Athletic performance
5/26/2013 11:31:13 AM

Reviewer: careerruined, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took Creatine to elevate performance for professional Athletic Career. Suddenly pain in both legs-diagnosed with Chronic Compartment Syndrome, which Creatine is suspected to cause. Worked toward this career all my life, it's ruined. I now need operations on both legs. Also found Glycine-which is another name for CREATINE, in my NitroPeak Whey Protein powder ingredient list! Be careful. ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Athletic performance
2/5/2013 9:08:50 PM

Reviewer: jack, 55-64 Male (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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Reason for taking: Athletic performance
9/26/2011 10:08:16 AM

Reviewer: EDB, 25-34 Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Track & Field Athlete who took this on/off for 2yrs while in college. No enhancement of performance that good, well-coached practices could deliver. For a sprinter/hurdler/jumper, it was unneeded water weight with a well-hydrating diet. It was "pushed" by then track coach on the whole team. I personally gained better results over the summers witout taking it. It has been 15yrs sinc ... Show Full Comment

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