Creatine Hydrochloride

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Overall Effectiveness Rating for Creatine Hydrochloride

The overall effectiveness rating for creatine hydrochloride is 2.3 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using creatine hydrochloride may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Creatine Hydrochloride

There are 5 studies in the database on creatine hydrochloride; the confidence rating is 31. 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 rating is for creatine hydrochloride as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Creatine Hydrochloride

Products Containing Creatine Hydrochloride
Nitrix 2.0
CN3
Pre JYM
Dr. Jekyll NitroX
Dissolvable Pre-Workout Packs
Full list of all 26 products containing Creatine Hydrochloride.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about creatine hydrochloride. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
decrease body fat
increase muscle mass

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve muscular endurance
improve running performance
decrease fatigue
increase strength

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
reduce muscle soreness

References

Title of Study
Combined effect of creatine monohydrate or creatine hydrochloride and caffeine supplementation in runners’performance and body composition
Creatine HCl and Creatine Monohydrate Improve Strength but Only Creatine HCl Induced Changes on Body Composition in Recreational Weightlifters
Oral Creatine Hydrochloride Supplementation: Acute Effects on Submaximal, Intermittent Bouts of Bench Press and Vertical Jump Exercises
The Effects of a Single Dosage of Creatine Hydrochloride on Total Training Volume in Resistance Trained Men Versus Women
The Effects of Creatine Monohydrate and Creatine Hydrochloride Supplementation on Power in Trained Individuals