Patent Number: 6,429,225

Title: Chelate compound-containing antibacterial agent for Helicobacter pylori

Abstract: An antibacterial agent is provided, which has an action for inhibiting growth of Helicobacter pylori participating to occurrence of chronic gastritis and gastric ulcer, and a highly safe substance is used as an effective component therein. An antibacterial agent for Helicobacter pylori is characterized in that at least one substance selected from the group consisting of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid and its metal salts is contained as an effective component.

Inventors: Nagai; Toshiro (Tsukuba, JP), Oita; Shigeru (Zentsuji, JP)

Assignee: Director of National Institute of Agrobiological Resources, Ministry of

International Classification: A61K 31/198 (20060101); A61K 31/185 (20060101); A61K 031/295 ()

Expiration Date: 08/06/2010