Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Mar. 16, 2016
Jun. 30, 2015
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name RITTER PHARMACEUTICALS INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0001460702    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2015    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity a Voluntary Filer No    
Entity's Reporting Status Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 20,100,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   8,584,661  
Trading Symbol RTTR    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015