Hi all haven't posted for a while as things seem to have settled down as far as the RA. I am on Embrel and sulphazlazine combo which seems to be working ok. I had pneumonia about 4 years ago and was hospitalised but have been well since. However I have just gone down with a Nasty cough and sinus/cold bug which has wiped me out for 3 days. I went to the docs and he gave me anti bs but not to take unless temp goes up (it was only slightly raised). Or if I had enough coughing and it went on a bi.. The reason being because if anti bs are taken when not needed a resistance will build up. However I asked the pharmasist and he said to just take them,, because of my history and RA, as one course won't build resistance. Now I'm confused. The cough is only slightly better but I am still feel very much under the weather and temp is stil slightly up. don't want to take if not going to work anyway but fed up of feeling ill. It seems such a grey area! everyone says a different thing ...anyone shine any light?