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Amgen settles US cases for $762m

Amgen Inc. has agreed to pay $762 million to resolve federal litigation accusing the drug maker of marketing the anemia treatment Aranesp for unapproved uses.

The company pleaded guilty Tuesday to illegally introducing a misbranded drug into interstate commerce and will pay a $136 million fine and a $14 million forfeiture, according to the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.

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