Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Feb. 11, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2018  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Registrant Name VERU INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0000863894  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business true  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Trading Symbol veru  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   62,784,480