Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2015
May 08, 2015
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name SYNERGY PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001347613  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2015  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   100,045,737dei_EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1