Creatine side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Creatine side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Creatine. The review is based on 362 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Creatine

Creatine has active ingredients of creatine. It is often used in muscle mass. (latest outcomes from Creatine 477 users)


On Dec, 11, 2018

362 people who take Creatine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Creatine side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Drug-induced liver injury (diseases of the liver that are caused by physician-prescribed medications)
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Neutrophil count increased (excess than normal number of neutrophil a type of blood cell)
  • Pneumonitis (inflammation of the walls of the alveoli in the lungs)
  • Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
1 - 6 months:
  • White blood cell count increased
6 - 12 months:
  • Limb injury
1 - 2 years:
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
2 - 5 years:

n/a

5 - 10 years:

n/a

10+ years:

n/a

not specified:
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Vomiting
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Weight decreased
  • Depression

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Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Vomiting
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
  • Depression
  • Drug-induced liver injury (diseases of the liver that are caused by physician-prescribed medications)
male:
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
  • Depression
  • Headache (pain in head)

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Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Respiratory failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)
2-9:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  • Infusion related reaction
  • Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)
  • Platelet count increased
10-19:
  • Infection
  • Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
  • Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (an inflammatory state affecting the whole body, frequently a response of the immune system to infection)
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Anxiety
20-29:
  • Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  • Hangover
  • Intervertebral disc protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)
  • Libido increased (increased sexual urge to have sex)
  • Loss of libido (loss of sexual urge)
30-39:
  • Urinary tract infection
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
  • Drug-induced liver injury (diseases of the liver that are caused by physician-prescribed medications)
  • Neutrophil count increased (excess than normal number of neutrophil a type of blood cell)
40-49:
  • Lactic acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Suicidal ideation
50-59:
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
  • Pneumonitis (inflammation of the walls of the alveoli in the lungs)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Liver disorder (liver diseases)
60+:
  • Vomiting
  • Cardiac failure
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  • Pain in extremity

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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