Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Debt - Lines Of Credit (Details)

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Debt - Lines Of Credit (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Credit line capacity $ 13,119us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity  
Balance Outstanding 7,658us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding 9,061us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
Itau Bank    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 6.52%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_ItauBankMember
 
Credit line capacity 1,800us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_ItauBankMember
 
Balance Outstanding 965us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_ItauBankMember
1,999us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_ItauBankMember
Bank of Chile    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 6.34%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BankOfChileMember
 
Credit line capacity 2,250us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BankOfChileMember
 
Balance Outstanding 1,410us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BankOfChileMember
2,079us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BankOfChileMember
BICE Bank    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 6.16%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BiceBankMember
 
Credit line capacity 1,700us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BiceBankMember
 
Balance Outstanding 1,249us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BiceBankMember
516us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BiceBankMember
Corp Banca    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 0.00%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_CorpBancaMember
 
Credit line capacity 0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_CorpBancaMember
 
Balance Outstanding 0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_CorpBancaMember
(47)us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_CorpBancaMember
BBVA Bank    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 5.00%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BbvaBankMember
 
Credit line capacity 2,000us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BbvaBankMember
 
Balance Outstanding 795us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BbvaBankMember
523us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BbvaBankMember
Penta Bank    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 7.34%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_PentaBankMember
 
Credit line capacity 1,200us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_PentaBankMember
 
Balance Outstanding 1,008us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_PentaBankMember
946us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_PentaBankMember
Security Bank    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 6.16%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SecurityMember
 
Credit line capacity 640us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SecurityMember
 
Balance Outstanding 361us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SecurityMember
1,075us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SecurityMember
BCI    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 0.00%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BciMember
 
Credit line capacity 0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BciMember
 
Balance Outstanding 0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BciMember
198us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BciMember
Estado Bank    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 5.30%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_EstadoBankMember
 
Credit line capacity 2,800us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_EstadoBankMember
 
Balance Outstanding 1,870us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_EstadoBankMember
1,772us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_EstadoBankMember
Sabadell Bank    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 4.50%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SabadellBankMember
 
Credit line capacity 182us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SabadellBankMember
 
Balance Outstanding 0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SabadellBankMember
0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SabadellBankMember
BBVA Bank    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 4.75%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BilbaoVizcayaBankMember
 
Credit line capacity 304us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BilbaoVizcayaBankMember
 
Balance Outstanding 0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BilbaoVizcayaBankMember
0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_BilbaoVizcayaBankMember
Santander Bank    
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]    
Interest rate on borrowings at December 31, 2014 4.50%us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityInterestRateAtPeriodEnd
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SantanderBankMember
 
Credit line capacity 243us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SantanderBankMember
 
Balance Outstanding $ 0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SantanderBankMember
$ 0us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAmountOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= opk_SantanderBankMember