IACP members testify at workshops on BHRT and pain creams
Several IACP members were invited to participate in recent workshops hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The workshops focused on the safety and effectiveness of ingredients used in compounded medications. IACP members Jim Hrncir, Loyd Allen, Gus Bassani, and AJ Day offered comments and answered questions on May 6 in a NASEM workshop on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. IACP members AJ Day, John Voliva, Linda McElhiney, and Gus Bassani offered comments in a May 21 NASEM workshop on topical pain creams. The workshops are part of the information-gathering for two NASEM studies, commissioned by the Food and Drug Administration, that will evaluate available scientific data related to compounded BHRT and topical pain creams.