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AstraZeneca, Novartis to Pay $11 Million in Drug Settlements

June 16, 2010
According to the Associated Press, Missouri is getting nearly $11 million as its share of a pair of national settlements with pharmaceutical companies. Attorney General Chris Koster says Missouri will get $8.9 million from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals to resolve allegations of illegal marketing of the antipsychotic drug Seroquel. Koster says Missouri will get $1.7 million from Novartis Pharmaceuticals to resolve allegations of illegal marketing of the cystic fibrosis drug tobramycin.