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, 2019
Mar. 25, 2020
Jun. 28, 2019
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, 2019    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity a Voluntary Filer No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business Flag true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 7,100,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   45,713,862  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019