Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2016
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name SCYNEXIS INC
Entity Central Index Key 0001178253
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer
Document Type 10-Q
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2016
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2
Amendment Flag false
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 23,424,741