Better than Fluconazole
Itraconazole is more effective than fluconazole for long-term prophylaxis of invasive fungal infections after allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation.
Better than Griseofulvin
Griseofulvin is not effective in candidiasis, has irregular absorption and its need for long duration of therapy makes it ineffective.
Better than Ketoconazole
More active than Ketoconazole as it has no risk for hepatotoxicity, along with its potential for drug interactions, limits its use.