Patent Number: 6,166,084

Title: Compositions for the treatment of chronic wounds

Abstract: The present invention provides the use of N-acetyl cysteine and its pharmaceutically acceptable salts and derivatives, for the preparation of a composition for treatment or prophylaxis of chronic ulcers. In particular, the treatment of venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers and decubitis ulcers.

Inventors: Bloor; Stephen (Preston, GB)

Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Medical, Ltd.

International Classification: A61K 31/198 (20060101); A61K 31/185 (20060101); A61K 031/16 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017