For most people, it is advisable to target values of   a maximum pressure (systolic) below 140 mmHg, and a  minimum pressure  (diastolic) below 90 mmHg.

In elderly patients (under 80 years of age), a   maximum pressure (systolic) not less than or equal to 160 mmHg is suggested, with a gradual reduction to between 150 mmHg. Where not contraindicated, for healthy elderly people, value below 140 mmHg are advisable.

In otherwise healthy elderly (over 80 years of age) with a  maximum blood pressure (systolic) greater than or equal to 160 mmHg, it is suggested to gradually reduce value to 140 - 150 mmHg.

In diabetic patients, it is also recommended to reduce the  minimum (diastolic) blood pressure below 85 mmHg as well.

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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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