NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Amgen Inc. ("Amgen" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AMGN). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Amgen and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
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On May 22, 2017, Amgen disclosed that its osteoporosis medicine Evenity raised concerns about heart safety that will lead to a delay in securing approval in the United States. According to data disclosed by the Company, a higher percentage of patients who took the drug suffered serious cardiovascular side effects after a year, compared to those who took an older approved medicine.
On this news, Amgen's share price has fallen as much as $3.42 or 2.20%, during intraday trading on May 22, 2017.
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