First of all, I never drop a supposedly unused stored procedure immediately. I rename the stored procedures by appending the with "_ToBeDeleted" Such a rename constitutes a modification of the proc and so I'll delete such renamed stored procedures after "x" number of days.
As for identifying the procs to be dropped, you have a list of stored procedure names, correct? Just import that list to a table and write the code to generate the necessary commands. Actually, I use a stored procedure for such a thing because I do it often enough with the only difference being that I do this same thing for tables.
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First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
________Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
"If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."--Red Adair
"Change is inevitable... change for the better is not."
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is also a glyph that describes the nature of a DBAs job. 😉
How to post code problems
Create a Tally Function (fnTally)