Related terms

Beta-GPA, Cr, creatine citrate, creatine ethyl ester, creatine monohydrate, creatine monohydrate powder, creatine phosphate, creatine powder drink mix, creatinine, cyclocreatine, dicreatine citrate, methyl guanidine-acetic acid, methylguanidine-acetic acid, N-amidinosarcosine, N-(aminoiminomethyl)-N-methyl glycine, phosphocreatine, polyethylene glycosylated creatine (PEG-creatine).

Brand name examples: Athletic Series® Creatine, Challenge® Creatine Monohydrate CreapureTM, Creatine Booster®, Creavescent®, Hardcore Formula Creatine Powder®, HPCE Pure Creatine Monohydrate®, Kre-Alkalyn EFX™, Neoton®, Performance Enhancer Creatine Fuel®, PhosphagenTM, Phosphagen Pure Creatine Monohydrate Power Creatine®, Source Natural® Creatine, Total Creatine Transport®.

Combination product examples: Creatine Xtreme Lemonade® (creatine, glucose, glucose polymers, amylopectin starch, hydroxycitrate, citric acid, natural and artificial flavoring, aspartame, potassium citrate, xanthan gum, potassium phosphate, cellulose gum, Piperin, carrageenan, red 40 lake, blue 2 lake, chromium polynicotinate), Creatine Xtreme Punch® (creatine monohydrate, taurine, L-glutamine, L-glutamic acid, hydroxycitrate, vanadyl nicotinate, chromium), Met-Rx® Anabolic Drive Series (micronized creatine, alpha-lipoic acid, glutamine peptide), Muscle Link/Effervescent Creatine Elite® (creatine monohydrate, dextrose), Optimum Nutrition Creatine Liquid Energy Tropical Punch® (pharmaceutical grade creatine monohydrate, methylsulfonylmethane), PhosphagainTM (carbohydrate, protein, fat, creatine, yeast derived RNA, taurine), Runners Advantage® creatine serum (calcium pantothenate, L-glutamine, ginseng extract, calcium pyruvate, inositol, green tea extract, amino acids, phytochemicals, nutrients).

This evidence-based monograph was prepared by The Natural Standard Research Collaboration