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Kaged Muscle


Creatine HCl drastically increases its solubility in fluid and absorbs better to promote muscle growth and strength gains.*
Kaged Muscle uses the only patented form of Creatine HCl, which costs 3X more than the generic, to give consumers superior ingredients that get to work faster without a loading phase and delivers the results athletes demand.*
9.4  out of 10  (148 Reviews)

Product Overview

Creatine Hydrochloride (Patented C-HCl)
C-HCl Containers

The Original Patented Creatine HCl is Back

If you have followed our socials, attended Kris Gethin seminars, gone through his published articles, purchased his transformation books or watched his video trainers on Bodybuilding.com, you will know that Kris has recommended patented creatine HCl over creatine monohydrate for several years. To us it’s a no-brainer.

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Nothing Comes Close

Patented C-HCl Creatine HCl
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Patented Creatine HCl Pros

  • No loading phase
  • Concentrated, super soluble, and mixes easily

Vireo Systems originally synthesized creatine HCl in 2003, and after years of extensive testing, it was made commercially available in 2007. The buzz around creatine HCl quickly spread throughout the bodybuilding and athletic communities.

Fast forward to 2015 – eight years after creatine HCl was introduced to sports nutrition. It is now the preferred creatine choice for elite athletes and bodybuilders.

With Success Comes Copycats

As creatine HCl quickly and rightfully gained market share, many copycat versions hit the market. Several companies started selling cheap, low-grade, generic creatine HCl. These companies use borrowed science to support a product that is generic and not backed by studies or patents.

The top brand, the original distributor of patented creatine HCl, was Kris’ preferred choice until recently. He noticed something was different and ultimately discovered they had switched from the patented form of creatine HCl to a generic material. Within days the KM R&D team was in contact with the patent holder for creatine HCl. We met to discuss selling the real deal patented material with a brand built on ethics, not profits—Kaged Muscle®.

Breaking News

This popular and effective creatine HCl molecule is now sold under a new name: Patented C-HCl.

On September 5, 2015, Vireo Systems, inventor and patent holder of creatine HCl, granted Kaged Muscle® exclusive rights to sell C-HCl worldwide as a single ingredient (unflavored & flavored powder or capsules).

Not All Creatine HCl Is Created Equal

The patented form of creatine HCl costs three times more than the generic material, and is why all the top brands use generic versus patented to increase their profits.

Not Kaged Muscle® – we will never sell out due to profit. Quality and results are our top priorities!

If you’re obsessed with quality like we are, then there is no need to take chances when you can take patented C-HCl. Kaged Muscle® refuses to compromise quality for profit and won’t have anything to do with the generic creatine HCl used by several top brands. Instead, we purchase the genuine and patented C-HCl.

How To Make Sure You Are Getting Real Patented Creatine HCl

It’s important to make sure the creatine HCl you buy is the real deal. If you are buying creatine HCl as a single ingredient (unflavored and flavored powder or capsules), on the label it will say patented C-HCl, Vireo Systems Inc. and include PATENT #8, 962, 685/#8, 354, 450/#8, 026, 385/#7, 608, 641.

Only a select few brands were granted rights to use patented C-HCl in their pre- and post-workout formulas.

If Vireo Systems Inc. and the patent numbers listed above are not on your label… you likely have generic creatine HCl and not the real deal!

We were able to bring the real deal back and at a better value!

  • No artificial flavors
  • No artificial colors
  • Vegetable capsules
Take No Chances! Fuel Your Muscles With The Absolute Best!

Why Patented C-HCl™ Can Never Be Duplicated

What really sets patented C-HCl™ apart from the competition is the attention to detail that goes into sourcing the world’s best ingredients.

  • Patented Ingredients
  • Exclusive Natural Flavor Technology
  • Proprietary Manufacturing Process

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating
148 Ratings
Verified Buyer Rating
100 Ratings
Average Flavor Rating
2 Flavors
Top Rated Flavor
Lemon Lime
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Dec 02, 2020
Verified Buyer

There’s not a better creatine hydrochloride IMO. This stuff mixes perfectly and taste really good. This is my first month of use so I will have to update my review when I see results but so far I’m very happy and will continue ordering/using this product.

Aug 05, 2020
Verified Buyer

I haven't measured its performance but the fact I can use one scoop in half a pint of water and it instantly dissolves to a great tasting squash is amazing. Every creatine in the past has been gritty, tasted awful and didn't dissolve. Very happy so far!

Jun 10, 2020

Mixes seamlessly with both my BCAA and Hydra Charge stack, as well as my morning glutamine and collagen combo. Never noticed any sort of bitter bite but don't drink it by itself. For the added benefits over creatine mono, seems like an easy choice.

Mar 11, 2020
Verified Buyer

I can drink rubbing alcohol, pure gasoline, lighter fluid; you name it; BUT dear baby Jesus, the 'unflavored' KagedMuscle creatine is by far the most difficult supplement to swallow that ive ever had in over 10 years of trying different products. I know that other brands of unflavored HCL dont taste like pure vinegar and stomach bile, just curious as to why this product is different. Ill continue buying the lemon-lime flavor from now on, but if i had to restock and 'unflavored' was the only option not on back order, ill definitely go another route.

Dec 10, 2019
Verified Buyer

Unflavoured definitely they way to go. Lemon lime too sweet. Be good if the bundle came with unflavoured.

Dec 04, 2019
Verified Buyer

I use Kage HC-L during my workout along with glutamine and bcaa. It works great for me. It gaves me more enregy (stamina) to make my sets. Awsome creatine!!!

Nov 12, 2019
Verified Buyer

I gave it a shot twice with the recommended dosage. It never worked for me I’m switching to creatine mono.

Sep 26, 2019

Im a bit confused about dosage. Im 175 lbs body weight , should I drink 2 scoops daily which means 1.5g hcl ?

Sep 17, 2019
Verified Buyer

The taste is absolutely horrible tastes very salty and sour do not put it in you're protein/water. I mix it with evolution nutrition bcaa. You can still taste the sourness/saltyness but it's not so bad anymore. It doesn't really bother me as long as the product works I oniy been taking it for couple of days.

Jul 25, 2019

GET THE CAPSULES. The "unflavored" powder has a sour/bitter taste that cuts through anything. It was okay in preworkout, but tasted horrid with protein.

Jul 20, 2019
Verified Buyer

I switched to the Kaged Muscle HCL as the other formulations made me feel bloated and tired. I'm taking in 2x day and I definitely feel better. On it's own it mixes totally fine with water and tastes pretty good. Thanks!

Jun 17, 2019

How is the weight of this product including the container ?

May 21, 2019

Add this to my favorite pre and post work out. Great product

Apr 12, 2019
Verified Buyer

I have been using this product for about 6 months and it’s hands down my favorite creatine thus far.

Mar 06, 2019
Verified Buyer

Haven’t really noticed a difference but will check back in another month if i decide to re-purchase.

What's in Kaged Muscle C-HCl CREATINE

75 Servings Lemon Lime
Serving Size: 1 scoop (1019 mg)
Servings Per Container: 75
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Creatine Hydrochloride (Patented C-HCI™) 750 mg
† Daily Percent Value not established.
Other Ingredients:
Natural Flavors, Stevia Extract, Sucralose.
Contains: Sulfites <10ppm.

Directions For C-HCl CREATINE: As a dietary supplement, take one serving with approximately 4-6 oz. of water. Patented Creatine HCI™ can be taken on an empty stomach, with food, or mixed with your favorite KAGED MUSCLE™ products. If you are not consuming other sources of creatine, consume 2 servings with 6-8 oz. of water pre- and post-workout. On non-training days, consume 4 servings all once upon waking with 8-12 oz. of water.

Warnings: Not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. Do not use if you are pregnant or nursing. Consult your physician prior to using this product if you take any medication or have a medical condition. Consult a healthcare provider before using any dietary supplement or starting any exercise program. Do not exceed recommended directions for use. Maintain adequate hydration when using any creatine product. Do not use if seal under cap is broken. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Store in a cool, dry place. Exposure to moisture and humidity may cause clumping but will not affect the product.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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