OBJECTIVE: To compare the oral absorption profile of gabapentin following administration of the contents of opened capsules that were mixed with food vehicles of varied macronutrient (protein) CONCLUSIONS: Opening and mixing the contents of gabapentin capsules does not significantly impair drug absorption. MrsPichon 19 Jun I had surgery on my neck and I take Neurontin capsules. Im on a puree diet because it's hard to swallow. I tried to swallow the capsules whole one at a time but they get stuck in my throat, so the nurses here open them up and put them into custard or yogurt or applesauce. Capsules. • These should be bad with a free of water, fuel or similar.