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Anyone diagnosed with Graves' disease should stop smoking immediately because smoking increases the risk of progression to Graves' eye disease.
Follow the medication schedule prescribed by your health care professional. Ask your doctor or pharmacists what side effects the medications may cause. Also discuss with your doctor the kinds of symptoms that would prompt a call to the doctor or a visit to the emergency department.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/10/2014
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