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Document And Entity Information - € / shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
May 04, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name MYLAN N.V.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001623613    
Document Type 10-Q    
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filler Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Ordinary Shares, Shares Outstanding   515,445,063  
Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share € 0.01   € 0.01