- This is the trade name of the generic drug tamsulosin, which is taken by men that have a hard time urinating because of an enlarged prostate. Flow....max..... nice. Drugs that help with constipation should be called Poopmax. Drugs that help with depression should be called Happymax. Drugs that help you focus should be called Focusmax. You get the drift. Anways, the drug causes both the smooth muscle in the prostate and the sphincter of the bladder to relax. To be more precise, it inhibits contraction of those muscles by blocking (or antagonizing) the α1 receptor that is usually engaged to stimulate contraction.
It turns out I can't think of any other funny drug names. So, this series might end have ended right now and ended up simply being an immature post about how Flomax is a funny name.
Hopefully to be continued.