If arterial blood pressure remains outside of the range considered optimal for a long time, one is exposed to the risk of various potentially serious complications, which include:

  • Stroke
  • Enlarged heart (left ventricular hypertrophy)
  • Heart failure
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Several arrhythmias (especially atrial fibrillation)
  • Premature ageing of the arteries/Atherosclerosis
  • Reduction of the ability to walk (intermittent claudicatio)
  • A decline in cognitive function (memory, attention)
  • A decline in renal function till dialysis
  • A decrease in visual function

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Reporting of suspected adverse reactions

Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product.

Healthcare professionals and consumers are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the national reporting system.

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