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Creatine Test

Creatinine occurs naturally in muscle tissue. It helps produce the energy needed for heavy lifting, high-intensity exercise, and other high energy pursuits.

  • In healthy individuals, the daily level of creatinine in the blood remains stable.
  • The kidneys metabolize and excrete creatinine.
  • Some people take creatinine supplements to build and maintain muscle mass. Too much creatinine in the blood, however, can cause liver, kidney, and heart problems.

Creatinine (Cr)