The overall rating for creatine citrate is 2 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.

Table of Contents

  1. Articles
  2. Simple Report
  3. Detailed Report
  4. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  5. Research Rating
  6. Products Containing Creatine Citrate
  7. Claim Ratings
  8. Dosing
  9. References


Creatine Citrate Simple Report

  • Supplement: Creatine Citrate
  • Supplement Category: creatine
  • Number of Products Containing Creatine Citrate: 22
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 25 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 2
  • Number of Claims: 4
  • Effective Dosage Range: 5 - 10 grams per day

Creatine Citrate Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for creatine citrate is 2 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for creatine citrate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Creatine Citrate

There are 2 studies in the database on creatine citrate; the research rating is 25. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for creatine citrate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Read more: What is the research rating?

Products Containing Creatine Citrate

Products Names Amount of Creatine Citrate
T.O.R. Creatine Special Amount not listed.
Creation*2 375mg
Big Bang 3.0 Amount not listed.
ACG3 Supercharged Amount not listed.
Barrage Amount not listed.
Full list of all 22 products containing Creatine Citrate.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cardiovascular endurance
improve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) performance
decrease fatigue
increase strength


The Supplement Database includes 2 studies on creatine citrate dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 5 to 10 grams per day, the average dose being 6.25 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Creatine Citrate.


Title of Study
The effects of creatine pyruvate and creatine citrate on performance during high intensity exercise
The effects of four weeks of creatine supplementation and high-intensity interval training on cardiorespiratory fitness: a randomized controlled trial