Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Debt - Fair Value Of Embedded Derivatives (Details)

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Debt - Fair Value Of Embedded Derivatives (Details) (Notes, USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Jan. 30, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Notes
       
Fair value of Notes:        
With the embedded derivatives $ 129,009us-gaap_ConvertibleDebtFairValueDisclosures
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember
$ 218,081us-gaap_ConvertibleDebtFairValueDisclosures
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember
$ 175,000us-gaap_ConvertibleDebtFairValueDisclosures
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember
 
Without the embedded derivatives 63,062opk_ConvertibleDebtFairValueDisclosuresExcludingEmbeddedDerivative
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember
116,994opk_ConvertibleDebtFairValueDisclosuresExcludingEmbeddedDerivative
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember
115,796opk_ConvertibleDebtFairValueDisclosuresExcludingEmbeddedDerivative
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember
 
Estimated fair value of the embedded derivatives $ 65,947us-gaap_EmbeddedDerivativeFairValueOfEmbeddedDerivativeLiability
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember
$ 101,087us-gaap_EmbeddedDerivativeFairValueOfEmbeddedDerivativeLiability
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember
$ 59,204us-gaap_EmbeddedDerivativeFairValueOfEmbeddedDerivativeLiability
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember
$ 0us-gaap_EmbeddedDerivativeFairValueOfEmbeddedDerivativeLiability
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= us-gaap_ConvertibleNotesPayableMember