It's a very fascinating study for sure. Among the test group who had their systolic BP lowered to a more stringent level heart attacks, heart failure,
And strokes were each reduced by a third and all-cause mortality by a quarter. In order to reach the lower target, patients only took on average one additional drug which seems a reasonable trade off considering the massive benefits it could offer them. It's important to note that the drugs used are generally off patent, widely available genetics, and are quite cheap (many being on $4 formularies for people without insurance.