SBDV is a self-management solution that was specifically developed as supportive care to reduce cancer-related fatigue. The SBDV patch gives patients control to manage their self-care by applying patches to the acupressure point. They are an ideal way for a patient to reduce fatigue especially in the early days of treatment when energy levels are low. The non-transdermal patches are simply placed on the skin to stimulate acupuncture points. The patches contain light-reflecting technology and light-emitting materials to restore energy emitted by the body.

The SBDV patches have been specifically developed as supportive care to reduce cancer-related fatigue. There are a number of acupressure points for supportive care, the points we used in SBDV are SP21, GV14 and LIV5. SP21 is used to alleviate general body ache and general weakness. GV14 also known as DU-14 is used to alleviate stiffness, fever, upper backache and the common cold. LIV5 also known as LV5 has a number of benefits such as chemical and environmental toxicity, chronic fatigue syndrome, immune deficiency disorders, low energy and side effects of radiation and chemotherapy in cancer patients.

  • SBDV reduces chemotherapy fatigue, the patches are safe and easy to use
  • Over a two-week period, subjects showed a significant improvement in physiological function
  • The patches are non-transdermal, so they are not addictive
  • Subjects showed an increase in anti-oxidants
  • The patches can be used with other medication and treatments with the approval of your Healthcare Professional
  • The patches can be used in most environments, the skin just needs to be clean and dry
  • Over a period of 2 weeks, a highly significant improvement in physiological function was noticed.
  • The stimulation of acupuncture points with these patches showed a considerable increase of antioxidants.
  • Preliminary data revealed a better decrease in chemotherapy-related fatigue in those who used patches (5,8 on average) compared to placebo (3,3).

Apply 4 new SBDV patches every morning. Remove the backing from the patch and apply the patch to clean, dry skin following the steps below.

The two D&V SP21 patches are to be applied, on the SP21 point, 8 fingers under the armpit (in the 6th intercostal space).

The patches are placed on both sides of the body, the White is to be placed on the right side and the Tan on the left side of the body.

 

 

The D&V GV14 patch is to be placed, on the point GV14, on the C7 vertebra that protrudes at the base of the neck when lowering the chin on the chest.

 

 

 

 

The D&V LIV5 patch is to be placed, on the LIV5 point, on the tibia of the right leg with 7 fingers above the internal malleolus.

Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Not suitable for use on children. Remove immediately in case of pain or irritation to the skin. Patches are for single use only, do no reapply once removed from the skin. For external use only. Do not swallow. Do not use on wounds or damaged skin. The patch can be used for up to 12 hours, after which it is advisable to remove it. Keep well hydrated, drink at least 1.5 litres of water in 24 hours during product use. Product is only available to patients through a Healthcare Professional, consult with them in relation to any medications you are taking, to any skin conditions you may have or when using an implanted electronic device. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Often people using SBDV require additional support to manage pain level or to enhance sleep quality. SBCP helps people manage their pain levels and can be used as you require. SBS was developed to enhance and lengthen sleep duration. Both can be used in conjunction with SBDV, speak to your Healthcare Professional for more assistance with your supportive care. Read more on the product by clicking the below or the above product names.

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