Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Oct. 30, 2020
Document and Entity Information    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2020  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-36193  
Entity Registrant Name Trevena, Inc.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 26-1469215  
Entity Address, Address Line One 955 Chesterbrook Boulevard, Suite 110  
Entity Address, City or Town Chesterbrook  
Entity Address, State or Province PA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 19087  
City Area Code 610  
Local Phone Number 354-8840  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.001 par value  
Trading Symbol TRVN  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   157,030,012
Entity Central Index Key 0001429560  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false