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Yes this could, very well, be a side effect of the levofloxacin that he is on.
I would strongly recommend that you let his doctor know.
If he has already improved and has no symptoms a seven day course of an antibiotic and steroid may be good enough.
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Well, quinolones like levofloxacin can cause one to have muscle and tendon problems so worsening pain is what you should look for.
Being in the sun all day and consuming alcohol certainly will not help and something that he should avoid.
If it were a clot in the leg in the veins of the legs then his leg would have been swollen.
This drug does not cause blood clots.