Atconate is primarily indicated in conditions like Pagets disease, Paget’s disease of bone, Postmenopausal osteoporosis.
The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Atconate are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Diarrhea, Constipation, Abdominal pain, Nausea and vomiting.
Hypocalcemia should be corrected before beginning therapy. Tablets should be taken on rising for the day, on an empty stomach, atleast 30 minutes before breakfast and other oral drug. To minimize the gastro-intestinal effects of the drug patients should be instructed to swallow tablety with plenty of water in an upright position (standing or sitting). Patient should remain upright after taking the tablet and should not lie down for at least 30 minutes.