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Captagon: the so-called 'super' stimulant 'used in Syria'

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Captagon: the so-called 'super' stimulant 'used in Syria'

Captagon: the stimulant that is said to be fuelling fighters in Syria.

Or is it?

Media reports have described it as a super drug that can mask pain, fear and hunger.

The reality is much more complex.

Dr. Bruno De Schuiteneer, a clinical expert, at Belgium’s federal agency for medicines and health products, explains how this drug works.

Click on the video above to see the report.