What happens if I miss a dose ()?
Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra creatine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose ()?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Symptoms of a creatine overdose are not known. Long-term use of creatine may cause kidney damage.
What should I avoid while taking creatine ()?
Follow your healthcare provider's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect creatine ()?
Interactions between creatine and other prescription or over-the-counter medicines or herbal/health supplements have not been reported. Theoretically, creatine and other medicines that affect the kidneys may interact. Before taking creatine, talk to your doctor if you are taking:
- a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), diflunisal (Dolobid), etodolac (Lodine), fenoprofen (Nalfon), flurbiprofen (Ansaid), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, others), indomethacin (Indocin), ketoprofen (Orudis KT, Orudis, Oruvail), ketorolac (Toradol), nabumetone (Relafen), naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn, Naprelan, others), oxaprozin (Daypro), piroxicam (Feldene), sulindac (Clinoril), tolmetin (Tolectin), and others;
- trimethoprim (Bactrim, Sulfatrim, Trimpex, Proloprim);
- probenecid (Benemid); or
- cimetidine (Tagamet, Tagamet HB).
You may not be able to take creatine, or you may require special monitoring or dosage adjustments if you take creatine with any of the medicines listed above.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with creatine. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines or herbal/health supplements.
Where can I get more information?
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Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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