Venlafaxine for severe PTSD with prazosin to control hypertension. after coming home from two seperate deployments one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. I have been diagnosed with severe PTSD. I also suffer from hypertension. I've recently been prescribed venlafaxine for to treat the PTSD I've read that it has a history of raising BP wich explains the prazosin with it. but my primary care doc has me on benicar for my BP. is it dangerous to take two no medicines at once or should I stop taking the benicar? I guess I should call kmy primary care doc and tell him about the new medicines but I