Creatine Monohydrate Side Effects

by James H. food additives professional

Creatine Monohydrate, CAS# 6020-87-7, widely used as nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food nutrition supplement in many food products. Creatine Monohydrate is a nitrogenous organic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White crystal or crystallline powder.

General Side Effects

No significant side effects reported. Creatine can cause stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, and muscle cramping in specific groups of individuals. There is some concern that creatine might make kidney disease worse.

Suggested Dosage

As Creatine Monohydrate is widely known as safe, there is no limit on dosage of intake. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Creatine Monohydrate for long period.
* ADI: Acceptable Daily Intake
* MTDI: maximum tolerable daily intake
* Data source: JECFA Database of WHO

Special Groups Precaution

Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
Creatine Monohydrate may have some affect on individuals with kidney disease or diabetes. We recommend consumers to consult professionals before using Creatine Monohydrate in food of individuals with kidney disease or diabetes.

GRAS Affirmation: Yes

Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Creatine Monohydrate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

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