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Document And Entity Information - € / shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
Nov. 03, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name MYLAN N.V.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001623613    
Document Type 10-Q    
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2017    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filler Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Ordinary Shares, Shares Outstanding   536,436,323  
Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share € 0.01   € 0.01