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Chapter 11 Filing (Narrative) (Details)

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Chapter 11 Filing (Narrative) (Details)
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2016
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May 09, 2016
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Apr. 03, 2016
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Mar. 31, 2016
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Dec. 31, 2015
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Dec. 31, 2016
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Jun. 30, 2016
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Mar. 31, 2017
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Mar. 31, 2016
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Dec. 31, 2015
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Jun. 15, 2016
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Bankruptcy claims, amount               $ 32,000,000        
Number of claims | item               195        
Decrease in liabilities subject to compromise               $ 130,000 $ 235,000      
Property and equipment, net           $ 68,000   53,000        
Gain on lease termination               227,000      
Accounts payable           4,072,000   3,472,000        
Notes payable to vendors           1,273,000   1,264,000        
Accrued expenses           736,000   1,387,000        
Cash payment for reorganization items               354,000 $ 56,000      
Former Director [Member]                        
Litigation accrual expense               $ 16,000        
Shares reserved for issuance in connection with class action lawsuit | shares               3,750        
Contract Termination [Member]                        
Property and equipment, net           85,000            
Deferred rent liabilities           $ 312,000            
Gain on lease termination               $ 227,000        
Claim Filed By Certain Investors In Connection With 2015 Private Financing Transaction [Member]                        
Litigation claims amount   $ 6,900,000                    
Shares awarded to claimants | shares   327,608       327,608            
Damages awarded to claimants   $ 250,000       $ 250,000            
Obligation to issue shares               2,800,000        
Liabilities subject to compromise               500,000        
Class Action Suit Related To Former CEO [Member]                        
Litigation accrual expense               1,300,000        
Shares reserved for issuance in connection with class action lawsuit | shares                       300,000
Litigation claims amount       $ 20,000,000                
Shares awarded to claimants | shares           300,000 300,000          
Damages awarded to claimants           $ 250,000 $ 250,000          
All Other Proofs of Claim [Member]                        
Litigation claims amount         $ 5,100,000              
Liabilities subject to compromise         4,500,000         $ 4,500,000    
PIPE Litigation Plaintiffs [Member]                        
Litigation accrual expense                   1,500,000    
Shares reserved for issuance in connection with class action lawsuit | shares   327,608       327,608            
Litigation claims amount               $ 6,900,000        
Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Violations Of Securities Laws By Former CEO [Member]                        
Shares reserved for issuance in connection with class action lawsuit | shares           300,000   300,000        
Litigation claims amount               $ 20,000,000        
Subject To Review By Bankruptcy Court [Member]                        
Bankruptcy claims, amount               837,000        
Accounts payable               81,000        
Notes payable to vendors               71,000        
Settled Litigation [Member]                        
Liabilities subject to compromise         500,000         500,000    
March 2017 Term Loan [Member]                        
Commitment fee                     $ 478,000  
Net Expense [Member]                        
Stock issued during period, value               700,000        
General and administrative expenses [Member]                        
Stock issued during period, value               751,000        
Securities Purchase Agreement [Member]                        
Debt instrument amount     $ 11,000,000                  
Shares issued as bankruptcy settlement | shares 9,497,515   5,885,000                  
Commitment fee     $ 770,000                  
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares     7,147,035                  
Contingent percentage interest in shares to be assigned     10.00%                  
Securities Purchase Agreement [Member] | Black Horse Capital LP [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares     612,501                  
Payments for fees and expenses     $ 427,000                  
Securities Purchase Agreement [Member] | Cortleigh Limited [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares     714,703                  
Securities Purchase Agreement [Member] | Nomis Bay LTD [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares     2,858,814                  
Payments for fees and expenses     $ 304,000                  
Securities Purchase Agreement [Member] | Cheval Holdings, Ltd. [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares     1,531,610                  
Securities Purchase Agreement [Member] | Black Horse Capital Master Fund Ltd. [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares     1,429,407                  
Credit Agreement [Member]                        
Debtor in possession amount     $ 3,000,000                  
Interest rate     12.00%                  
Original discount upfront fee     $ 191,000                  
Commitment fee     $ 150,000                  
Beneficial conversion feature               $ 484,000        
Credit Agreement [Member] | Black Horse Capital LP [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares 201,436                      
Payments for fees and expenses $ 406,000                      
Credit Agreement [Member] | Cortleigh Limited [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares 235,048                      
Additional percentage interest in shares assigned 20.00%                      
Credit Agreement [Member] | Nomis Bay LTD [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares 940,192                      
Payments for fees and expenses $ 285,000                      
Credit Agreement [Member] | Cheval Holdings, Ltd. [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares 503,708                      
Credit Agreement [Member] | Black Horse Capital Master Fund Ltd. [Member]                        
Shares issued for repayment of debt | shares 470,096                      
Promissory Notes To Holders Of Unsecured Claims [Member]                        
Interest rate               10.00%        
Debt instrument amount               $ 1,200,000        
Accrued expenses               $ 90,000        
Martin Shkreli [Member]                        
Description of governance agreement               Under the terms of the Governance Agreement, for 180 days following the Effective Date, Mr. Shkreli could not sell his shares of common stock at a price per share that was less than the greater of (x) $2.50 and (y) a 10% discount to the prior two week volume-weighted average price (the “Market Discount Price”). In addition, for 180 days following the 61st day after the Effective Date, the Company had a right to purchase any or all of Mr. Shkreli’s shares at a purchase price per share equal to the Market Discount Price. For a limited time, the Company also had a right of first refusal to purchase shares that Mr. Shkreli proposed to sell. Mr. Shkreli was also prohibited from transferring any shares to his affiliates or associates unless such transferee agreed to be subject to the terms of the Governance Agreement. Transfers of shares by Mr. Shkreli not made in compliance with the Governance Agreement would be null and void.        
Financial Reporting in Reorganization [Member]                        
Liabilities subject to compromise         5,400,000 $ 3,400,000       5,400,000    
Deferred rent liabilities           300,000            
Accounts payable         2,800,000     $ 200,000   2,800,000    
Notes payable to vendors         1,200,000 1,200,000   1,200,000   1,200,000    
Accrued expenses         $ 800,000 100,000       $ 800,000    
Liabilities paid           $ 3,200,000            
Write off claim reduce in settlement               $ 200,000        
Marek Biestek [Member]                        
Shares reserved for issuance in connection with class action lawsuit | shares               3,750        
Accrued Liabilities [Member] | All Other Proofs of Claim [Member]                        
Liabilities subject to compromise               $ 400,000        
Equity Award [Member]                        
Stock issued during period, shares | shares               323,155        
Stock issued during period, value               $ 1,451,000