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Creatine

Also known as Glycine, N-(Aminoiminomethyl)-N-Methyl-

Creatine (/ˈkriːətiːn/ or /ˈkriːətən/ or /ˈkriːətaɪn/) is a nitrogenous organic acid that occurs naturally in vertebrates and helps to supply energy to all cells in the body, primarily muscle. This is achieved by increasing the formation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Creatine was identified in 1832 when Michel Eugène Chevreul discovered it as a component of skeletal muscle, which he later named after the Greek word for meat, κρέας (kreas). In solution, creatine is in equilibrium with creatinine.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed creatine to treat rabies, blastomycosis, west nile virus, and pick disease.

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