Athletic 'Muscle Enhancer' May Cause Kidney Problems

Cerrato, Paul L.; Struble, Jennifer
October 1998
RN;Oct98, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p82
Academic Journal
Reports that the intake of the dietary supplement, oral creatine by athletes to build muscle may cause kidney damage. Details on what happened to a 25-year-old man with pre-existing nephrotic syndrome who began taking the supplement and took the recommended dosage; What happened after the man discontinued the use of the supplement.


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