Hi Nayner, Welcome to healingwell. My rule of thumb with the tnf-inhibitors and illness is that, for me, it is fine to take it with a simple cold. If I have a fever, however, no. If I end up taking antibiotics, no. Just a cough and a stuffy nose (which is certainly miserable), I go ahead. I learned early on though, that if I call my rheumy's office, they're going to say no if you have a little sniffle (liability reasons).
I hope you feel better soon.
Current dx: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Suspected dx: UCTD/Early Lupus
Current Meds: Enbrel, Plaquenil, Aciphex, Ultracet, Zyrtec, Allavert-D, Zantac, Tylenol PM
Past Meds: Relafen, Vioxx, Mobic, Voltaren, Sulfasalazine, Entocort, Prednisone, Humira, Reglan