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What are other names for creatine?

Hundreds of performance-enhancing supplements contain creatine in some form, and it is usually identified on the label. Some forms of creatine include creatine monohydrate, creatine anhydrous, creatine citrate and dicreatine malate. Creatine's scientific name is N-amidinosarcosine; N-(aminoiminomethyl)-N methyl glycine.

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