Quarterly report pursuant to sections 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2012
May 09, 2012
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, 2012  
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   64,306,156
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1