Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2014
Nov. 10, 2014
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name SYNERGY PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001347613  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2014  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   96,609,764
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3