Gilead Sciences Receives Subpoena from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Regarding Ranexa(R)

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2009-- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that it has received a subpoena from the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services requesting documents regarding the development, marketing and sales of Ranexa® (ranolazine). Ranexa is approved for the treatment of chronic angina and was developed and originally commercialized by CV Therapeutics, a company that Gilead acquired in April 2009.

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